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Happy Birthday

>> Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Hi Everyone,

I'm taking a detour from the Valentine's day cards today, to show off this little adorable little birthday boy.  My friend's son is turning 3 this month, so I thought this smiling Best Present Ever Cutie Pie Kid would be fitting for the occasion.  After coloring him, I fussy cut him and set him aside to attach to my card at completion.

I left a 1/4"border to better show off the colors of my layers of paper and went ahead and stamped my background in those colors using the Retro Starburst.  The Fanfare Square is "Nestie Friendly", so I used my die to cut it out and attached it to the card base.

I stamped the Silhouette Balloon in Versamark and red ink and sprinkled it with sparkly embossing powder.  I cut those out as well and attached them along with the Tiny Happy Birthday sentiment.  Unfortunately the photo just makes the balloons look dirty instead of festive, but they sparkle in real

Did you know that DRS Designs will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their stamp catalog this month?  Mark your calender for Feb. 20th, because that's when the fun begins!

Have a great day!



Jennifer E. said...

Love this! Your retro star bg and bright colors are perfect for a boy's birthday card! Love the balloons too!

Pam said...

Love all the different stamps used here to create a wow bunch of cute.

Janett said...

Such a happy card. Great glitter balloons.

Shelia said...

Karin, this is such a cheerful birthday card. I love how you used the retro star for the background and the colors are perfect for a little boy!!

Sue said...

What a happy colorful card! I'm so impressed with your coloring/shading! I also love how you used the fanfare square !

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

So cute, Karin! Such a fun and colorful card. Love the the backgrounds and frame and the glittery balloons are perfect.

Samantha said...

What a super fun card, Karin!

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